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The big news: Modi government comfortably wins no-trust vote in Lok Sabha, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: A mob allegedly lynched a man in Rajasthan on suspicion of cow smuggling, and the Delhi HC set aside a JNU order penalising Kanhaiya Kumar.

A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Narendra Modi government wins no-trust vote in Lok Sabha after 12-hour debate: Meanwhile, France, referring to Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s statements about the Rafale deal in Lok Sabha, said India is bound to protect classified details.
  2. Mob lynches man on suspicion of cow smuggling in Alwar district: Police said villagers in Ramgarh allegedly attacked two men while they were transporting cattle to Haryana.
  3. United States rescuers retrieve 17 bodies after boat capsizes in a Missouri lake: Fourteen of the 31 people on board the vessel survived.
  4. Banking industry must pay Rs 100 crore to recalibrate ATMs for new Rs 100 notes, say ATM operators: It may take 12 months to completely recalibrate the country’s 2.4 lakh ATMs, they said.
  5. Former Dainik Bhaskar Group employee booked for allegedly abetting editor’s suicide, say police: The police said Kalpesh Yagnik had sent them a letter claiming that a sacked employee had threatened to implicate him in false cases.
  6. Donald Trump’s former lawyer secretly recorded discussion on payment to model, says NYT: The president’s personal lawyer confirmed that the recording took place in September 2016 and that no campaign funding was involved in the discussion.
  7. Delhi High Court sets aside JNU order penalising Kanhaiya Kumar: Justice Siddharth Mridul said the university’s order was ‘unsustainable on innumerable counts’.
  8. Goa Police book Mangueshi temple priest for allegedly molesting a woman: The woman alleged that the incident took place in June, but she e-mailed her complaint to police on Thursday.
  9. Facebook suspends US data analytics firm amid concerns of policy violations: Facebook said it has not yet found any evidence that Crimson Hexagon obtained data improperly.
  10. Jharkhand court sentences four convicts to life imprisonment for raping and murdering a 16-year-old: The court of Additional District and Session Judge III imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on each of them.
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